VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF THE COMPLETE ART OF FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST
Hardcover Collector’s Edition Features More Than 300 Illustrations From Hiromu Arakawa’s Bestselling Series
San Francisco, CA, October 23, 2018 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, releases THE COMPLETE ART OF FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST on November 13th, 2018.
THE COMPLETE ART OF FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST contains more than 300 illustrations of FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST by creator Hiromu Arakawa. The MSRP for THE COMPLETE ART OF FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST will be $34.99 U.S. / $46.99 CAN. The release contains the artwork collected in the two previously published art books from FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST as well as all new content, perfect for collectors and fans of the bestselling series.
This massive hardcover collection contains all the FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST color artwork by manga artist Hiromu Arakawa from 2001 to 2017, including the series’ entire run and beyond! THE COMPLETE ART OF FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST contains over 280 pages of gorgeous full-color illustrations, including all the original chapter title pages, the graphic novel covers for the single-volume and collected editions, portraits of the main characters, and promotional artwork. Includes an exclusive interview and a special step-by-step illustration creation discussion with Hiromu Arakawa.
“The influence of FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST continues to reverberate across the world of manga and beyond,” says Hope Donovan, VIZ Media’s Managing Editor. “This extraordinary new art book is the ultimate collection for all fans of the series and is a fitting tribute to this essential property and its celebrated creator.”
FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST fans can also enjoy VIZ Media’s re-release of the original manga series in new, fully remastered collector’s volumes with FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: FULLMETAL EDITION. Featuring an updated translation and completely fresh lettering, the FULLMETAL EDITION is presented with bonus color pages on large-trim archival-quality paper.
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About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan's largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
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